South Bend 9-inch, 10-inch 10K and various clones Lathe Manual


South Bend


10-inch 10K 9-inch

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  • Operators Manual
  • Maintenance Manual
  • Parts Manual
  • Catalog

SOUTH BEND 9-inch and 10-inch "10K" lathes and also useful with clones such as the Ace, Blomqvist, Hercus, Joinville, Moody, Purcell, Sanches Blanes, Sheraton, Storebro, UFP, Boffelli & Finazzi, Demco, NSTC, Select (Lin Huan) and Parkanson. The very best Manual for these lathe is the one produced in England for the South Bend clone made by Boxford. Unlike the South Bend book "How to Run a Lathe" this 170-page edition concentrates in detail on the 9-inch lathe. I have also added all the known relevant South Bend 9-inch data to give a complete data pack for the machine: operating instructions - extra comprehensive screwcutting charts with metric conversions for both the changewheel and gearbox models and other valuable data. - lists of ex-factory changewheels set-ups - the correct South Bend Illustrated Parts Lists with Exploded Component Diagrams - and copies of three catalogs: the best-illustrated and most comprehensive of the dedicated South Bend 9-inch Sales & Accessories Publication that lists all the options and every accessory ever made; all the pages showing the 9-inch  from the 1941 Catalog that contains other interesting data and the detailed dedicated 10K catalog from the 1950s. A few mechanical details are different between Boxford and South Bend but the operating procedures are identical.


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